Friday, November 18, 2011

A Garlic Wreath

Hey my friends!

How has your week been? Great, I hope :)

I’m so thankful for the gorgeous weather we’ve had here!

I wanted to share a little wreath I made this week.  It’s a garlic wreath.

Here’s how it turned out.


garlic wreath

I used size 18 gauge Steel Wire, along with about 15 heads of garlic…

(5 heads of garlic for 1$ each, and wire already on hand)


I cut the wire about 24 inches long and strung the garlic onto the wire.

make wreath 

I didn’t use every head of garlic, because it was beginning to weigh it down.

I wanted it to hang in a nice little circle, as a wreath.


If you like the smell of garlic, this is a fun little project.

whole wreath

I might try to make a garlic garland next…anyone ever tried this??

A possible sweet little homemade gift for the holidays…

I’m joining these parties :

Farmhouse Friday

Saturday Nite Special


Becky C


kate said...

bonsoir,c'est une très bonne idée....
merci et doux week-end

Tereza said...

this is such a nice idea, I love the photograph with the kettle!

NanaDiana said...

Cute kitchen wreath. If you can find the garlic with the tops still on you can braid them into a garland. Good luck~ xo Diana

Amy Kinser said...

You did a DIY post!!!! Love the garlic wreath and I think the garland would be great. No vampires around your place.

Your pictures are always so pretty, my friend. You make me want to do better with mine.

Love ya.

Vintage Gal said...

Love the garlic wreath. Thanks for the tutorial. I've got to try that ;-)

Anne said...

I've been trying to come up with a way to hang garlic so that I can pick it off the hanger when I want to use it. Can't wait to see what you do next.

cityfarmer said...

a true classic ... reminds me the old days when I had time to puruse the williams sonoma catalogue

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

I love this - what a wonderful & classic idea! :) Take care and have a great weekend!


Tricia said...

Love the wreath...a garland look nice too. I'm in love with that round cutting board, by the way :)

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Well how neat!!! Thanks for sharing...hop over and share at my NTT Party on Monday.


Lili J said...

This is so cute! I bet your house smells wonderful. I have been following you for a few months now and just love your blog. Will you let us know how long it lasts once you have the wreath up for a while?
Keep up the good work!

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